Secure destruction facilities

Having a secure destruction facility approved

The status of approved facility for the destruction of media and equipment may be granted by the Director-General of the GCSB under the NZISM. Approval depends upon the Director-General's satisfaction that the proposed facilities are capable of securely destroying IT equipment, devices and media to the standard required under the NZISM and related policies. The process of approval is outlined in the document below:

Use of approved secure destruction facilities: guidance for agencies

Agencies need to follow a security process when decommissioning and disposing of IT equipment and media that has been used for official, sensitive or security classified information. This process is outlined on the GCSB website: